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Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COL

Wright, Adrienne

Summary: On June 16, 1976, Hector Pieterson, an ordinary boy, lost his life after getting caught up in what was supposed to be a peaceful protest. Black South African students were marching against a new law requiring that they be taught half of their subjects in Afrikaans, the language of the White government. The story's events unfold from the perspectives of Hector, his sister, and the photographer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PIE

Slovo, Gillian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 SLO

Cohen, David

Summary: Historic moments from Mandela's inspiring life are captured in more than one hundred iconic photos from the mid-1940s through August 2009. Six key Mandela speeches are included, as well as an informative text.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 968.06 MANDELA, NELSON BAT

Summary: Get up close to the wildlife, see the many natural wonders of Cape Town, drive along the beautiful coastline, and visit the village of Franschhoek, in the heart of wine country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar, Inc. 2011

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Summary: The second offering in the Gerald Kraak annual anthology, As You Like It, is a collection of the short-listed entries submitted for the Gerald Kraak Award. This anthology offers a window into deeply located visions and voices across Africa. It brings together stories of self-expression, identity, sexuality, and agency, all located within Africa and its legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jacana 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 AS

O'Malley, Padraig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.0609 OMA

Malby-Anthony, Françoise

Summary: "Françoise Malby-Anthony's The Elephants of Thula Thula is a powerful, gripping story about an extraordinary herd of elephants and the woman dedicated to keeping them safe. 'Somehow, the elephants got into my soul, and it became my life's work to see them safe and happy. There was no giving up on that vision, no matter how hard the road was at times.' Françoise Malby-Anthony is the owner of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 599.67 MAL

Courtenay, Bryce

Summary: Story of Peekay, an English boy, living in South Africa during World War II whose dream is to become a winner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC COU

Fairbanks, Eve

Summary: "A decade in the making, The Inheritors tracks three ordinary South Africans over fifty years in a sweeping, exquisitely written look at what really happens after a country resolves to end white supremacy. Dipuo grew up on the south side of the mine dump that separated Johannesburg's Black townships from the white-only city. Some nights she hiked to the top. On the other side were glittering...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.0968 FAI

Summary: The true story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical. That is, until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2007

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER CAT

Brockes, Emma.

Summary: Documents the author's investigation into a shattering childhood trauma in South Africa, tracing the discovery of her grandfather's abuse of her mother, which compelled her mother's unsuccessful attempt to kill him before fleeing the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROCKES, PAULINE DULCIE BRO

Brand, Christo

Summary: After more than a decade as a prison guard overseeing Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), Brand, with the assistance of Mail on Sunday Africa correspondent Jones, chronicles the unlikely personal relationship they built.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MANDELA, NELSON BRA

O'Connell, Jennifer

Summary: "This nonfiction picture book tells the story of Lawrence Anthony and the deep bond he forged with the matriarch of the herd he saved at his animal reserve in South Africa. When Lawrence died, the matriarch led all the elephants from remote parts of the reserve in a procession to his home, where they gathered to mourn him. They returned on the same day at the same time for the next two years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.67 O'CO

Muller, Peter Paul

Summary: A story of the South African lawyer Bram Fischer who defended Nelson Mandela and other members of his group during the Rivonia Trial.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2020

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ACT

Meredith, Martin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.04 MER

Summary: What happens when an Afrikaans guy and a Zulu girl fall in love and have to navigate their way through the complicated process of lobola? A contemporary romantic comedy about love and tradition in a rapidly evolving society. Funny yet hard-hitting, the film tackles the thorny subject of cross-cultural relationships with humor and honesty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FAN

Summary: Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MAN RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Mandella 2014

Summary: "Now, in the third season of Meerkat Manor, the Whiskers stake new territory and are ready to start anew. Led by the dominant female/matriarch Flower, the Whiskers face new rivalry in the form of the Zappa tribe--another meerkat mob best characterized as the neighbors from hell. No stranger to a good challenge, the Whiskers are ready to stand their ground"--container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Communications 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MEE

Mandela, Winnie

Summary: "491 Days: Prisoner number 1323/69 shares with the world Winnie Mandela's moving and compelling journal along with some of the letters written between several affected parties at the time, including Winnie and Nelson Mandela, himself then a prisoner on Robben Island for nearly seven years. Readers will gain insight into the brutality she experienced and her depths of despair, as well as her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.062 MANDELA, WINNIE MAN

Mandela, Winnie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968 MAN

Varty, Boyd

Summary: Set in the African bush: a tracker seeks one lion, thanks to lessons that can teach us all how to live--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639.97 VAR

Kohler, Sheila

Summary: "A heartrending literary memoir of the tragic death of Kohler's older sister describes how in the aftermath of a fatal car accident, the author investigated their unusual shared childhood and her brother-in-law's violent history,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KOHLER, SHEILA KOH

Malby-Anthony, Françoise

Summary: ""Malby-Anthony offers a book of great inspiration and wide appeal to nature-loving readers." -Publishers Weekly A heart-warming sequel to the international bestseller The Elephant Whisperer, by Lawrence Anthony's wife Françoise Malby-Anthony. A chic Parisienne, Françoise never expected to find herself living on a South African game reserve. But then she fell in love with conservationist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2019

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